Island News

Port Blair, 24 Apr 2014/--/In this is a major triumph for the local womenfolk! Two local women, one a government worker, who dared to stand steadfast against the local administration and the other a rights activist,...
Port Blair, 24 Apr 2014/--/Though the DHS  initiative of introducing token system in hospitals for the visiting  patients at GB Pant Hospital’s  OPDs is a good step to shake hand with modern technology, it is not...
Port Blair, 24 Apr 2014/--/In a shocking incident, an eight year old girl is alleged to have been molested by a man at Garacharama.           According to sources, the victim has been admitted to GB Pant Hospital.  The...

West Bengal & Other States

Kolkata, 24 Apr 2014/--/The week-long celebration of National Fire Service Week, 2014 by CISF Fire Wing of ASP came to an end on April 21 in the presence of           Somdev Das, ED (ASP), Jayati Ghosh, DIG, CISF, OP Vishwakarma, GM (Personnel & Projects), SS Upadhyay, GM I/C (Works), PK Ghosh...
Berhampur, 24 Apr 2014/--/A Congress supporter was injured by bombs thrown at his house at Khariaguda village in Odisha's Ganjam district, police sources said today. The Congress supporter, Trilochan Sahu, was attacked on Wednesday allegedly by rival party members for giving shelter a person, they...

Sports News

New Delhi, 22 Apr 2014/--/Backing Zaheer Khan's inclusion in India's squad for the 2015 World Cup, former India pacer Javagal Srinath today said the left-armer is an "automatic choice" for the tournament and should be...
Mumbai, 22 Apr 2014/--/The Supreme Court has entrusted the Justice Mukul Mudgal committee to further investigate the Indian Premier League spot-fixing and betting scandal. The court has asked Justice Mudgal to list the...

Hills (Darjelling) News

KALIMPONG, 24 Apr 2014/--/While the whole of the Darjeeling hills is boiling in rage in the wake of the rape of a three-year-old girl in Teesta Bazaar, Kalimpong MLA Dr. Harka Bahadur Chettri today commented on the...
KALIMPONG, 24 Apr 2014/--/Condemning the recent Teesta rape incident of a minor, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha and Bal Suraksha Abhiyan Trust today took out protest rallies in Kalimpong. GJM supporters shouted slogans...
JORETHANG, 24 Apr 2014/--/A month-long free training on skill development in hospitality at ‘Akhil Kirat Rai Bhawan’ in Baiguney, West Sikkim concluded today. The training was sponsored by National Schedule Caste...

National News

Rajahmundry, 24 Apr 2014/--/Union tourism minister K Chiranjeevi said here today that Andhra Pradesh has not lost anything after granting separate statehood to the Telangana region. Chiranjeevi said the separation would...
Muzaffarnagar, 24 Apr 2014/--/A youth, who was allegedly kidnapped by some unidentified men last week, has returned home, police said today. Shivam, son of trader Harishanker Tayal here, came back on Wednesday. However...

Business News

Kolkata, 24 Apr 2014/--/UCO Bank, a premier public sector bank headquartered at Kolkata, launched its vigilance manual in a function in city. The commissioner of Kolkata police, Surajit Kar Purkayastha was the chief...
New Delhi, 24 Apr 2014/--/Technology giant IBM has signed a contract with IT services firm Polaris Financial Technologies (FT) for using the US-based company's social software for a superior digital experience, improve...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 24 Apr 2014/--/The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the National Stock Exchange (NSE), Forex, Money, NCDEX and MCX remain closed Thursday on account of Parliamentary elections in Mumbai.

Reflex Action

24 Apr 2014/--/Something unusual happened to the exhausted, jaded, effete Indian National Congress the other day. After years, somebody in the party had a bright new idea—of fielding Priyanka Gandhi as its Lok Sabha candidate against Narendra Modi in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. That would have instan...

Political Delicacies

20 Apr 2014/--/Reports from Varanasi Congress sources suggest that though it is a foregone conclusion that Narendra Modi will win but if one goes by the sheer statistics of the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat...
13 Apr 2014/--/Priyanka Gandhi may not be the Congress candidate against Narendra Modi but she is likely to campaign in Varanasi. Despite the overwhelming demand for fielding Priyanka against Modi, he...

North Bengal News

Malda, 24 Apr 2014/--/The Lok Sabha Elections in the two parliamentary constituencies of Malda recorded an 80% turnout today, according to district administration officials. The election remained peaceful overall, with...
Siliguri, 24 Apr 2014/--/Siliguri town and its surroundings are enduring almost unbearable hot weather conditions over the last few days besetting the townsfolk with myriad problems. The maximum temperature in the past...
Siliguri, 24 Apr 2014/--/When BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi filed his nomination papers today in Varanasi, the saffron party’s Siliguri unit performed a ‘havan’ (pooja) to appease the gods to ensure...

Video News

Echo World

Seoul, 24 Apr 2014/--/Some parents of the mostly teenage victims of South Korea's ferry disaster are pushing for autopsies that might show their children were alive inside the submerged vessel and only died because the...
Colombo, 24 Apr 2014/--/Sri Lanka will "nip in the bud" any attempt to revive the LTTE, foreign minister said today, even as there was "compelling evidence" that the banned outfit was carrying out a global campaign to...

Editorial

24 Apr 2014/--/As the Enforcement Directorate pursues vigorously its investigations into the affairs of the Saradha group of companies, more and more facts are coming out into the open about the group’s alleged foreign transactions running into crores of rupees. It is immaterial, from the point of view of the people who trusted the company with their hard-earned money and found themselves cheated,...